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    October 5, 2012
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p. >> stay with us for "good p. >> stay with us for "good morning america." captioned by closed captioning services, inc. good morning. it is a friday morning very busy weekend. more about that coming up. i'm eric thomas. and i'm kristen sze good morning lisa. good morning. live doppler 7 hd low clouds and fog have returned to the bay we will look for conditions to improve. sunshine in fact, looks like the coast is going to see the most pleasant weather with more sunshine and mild temperatures 60s starting out in the low 50s. full forecast coming up. good morning. golden gate bridge light, no roadwork. roadwork both directions of 101 through marin county. with all the events this
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weekend the embarcadero northbound lanes one lane shut from washington to bay for bicyclists hoping that would eliminate bikes and pedestrians with all the events if you are coming to the city you might want to make alternate plans that will not be a good route. bart extra trains for the events this weekend. golden gate ferry added another giant boat for the giants' playoff game many muni as extra buses. pardon my voice i'm still a little shakey from the a's game the other day. we'll be back with more in a bit. a lot more on that coming up. if you are filling your gas this morning, bay area gas prices are leaping toward record levels. terry mcsweeney is live in menlo park with new numbers. >> reporter: they are saying we haven't seen nothing yet.
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take a look at prices here at this gas station in menlo park many you can see the $5.05 for self-serve regular. lower right hand corner, $5.79 full serve supreme. if you want go that route, you can. folks, it is not this bad everywhere else but it is heading this way. take a look at some prices average prices around the bay area you see oakland $4.52. compared to the good old days of $4.34, the price yesterday. san francisco about the same, san jose at $4.53. wow! look at drivers, you know what they are going to be saying. experts say they are blaming it on the richmond fire also pipeline problems in southern california shortages around california. while the wholesale price has gone up a dollar a gallon you and me buying retail have only felt 30 cents of that so far
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the prices could jump up far more. >> $5:19. i can't count that high for 89, not even many >> i have to talk to my customers and tell them -- these prices are going to be higher. >> reporter: nationwide prices are easing down. prices are up here in california. also on the east coast, it is bad and it is going to be getting worse. if you have a smartphone you might want to download the app gastil buddy.com here we are -- gastil buddy.com. if you feel like driving three miles from in location several hours ago the prices were
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$4.19, you can save a bundle of money if you smoke around as smokey robinson once said you got that shop around. i'm not promoting this, i've got nothing to do with gatbuddy.com. high prices going higher the next four to seven days
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highway patrol shutdown two far right lanes until the fire was put out, nobody was hurt. jobs report due out in an hour is expected to take on extra significance this morning, because of the presidential campaign. economists predict employers added 111,000 jobs last month up from 96,000 in august. the unemployment rate is expected to inch up from 8.1%. the numbers are expected to underscore the slow economic recovery. >> increase in unemployment rate could add momentum to mitt romney's campaign to unseat president obama. he goes as far as saying he was completely wrong, his quote, when he commented to wealthy donors about the 47% of americans who don't pay federal income taxes. he told fox news his life has
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shown that he cares about 100% of americans. more in about 15 minutes. this morning the woman charged with ditching her daughter after a botched shoplifting attempt is sitting in santa clara jail this is marcy keelin's mugshot. cameras were rolling when she stepped out of a list car in san jose yesterday after being extradited from nevada where she had been hiding. investigators say she sped off leaving her 10-year-old behind after workers at a safeway store in morgan hill spotted them stealing. she faces burglary and child endangerment charges. is if expected to be over -- san francisco has several major events taking place, police will be patrolling all over they. they say you can take precautions against becoming a victim. ama daetz has more. >> reporter: san francisco is teaming with sailors, military
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and otherwise. america's cup racing and fleet week are two of several major events this weekend. huge crowds expected to congest city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> increase amount of pickpockets or theft from person or your purse being snatched. >> reporter: these european tourists have the right idea. >> we have our bags, we hold it and just walk and watch if there are any dinger, we avoid. >> reporter: your phone may be in the most danger, attractive item for thieves. the police chief offers advice. >> if you are going to use your cell phone and having lunch, dinner, use it in the restaurant, put it in your pocket, like you would your wallet. >> reporter: in san francisco, ama daetz, abc7 news. the san francisco giants will be holding a noon rally
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outside at&t park today to get ready for post-season play this weekend. fans are encouraged to wear orange and pick up an orange rally flag. the giants went through a light workout yesterday in prep for the series. they take on the reds, managed by former giants' skipper baker. cain spent time in the batting cage. game one tomorrow night 6:30 with cain taking the mound. bumgarner starts game two sunday. the a's in detroit, best of five series begins tomorrow at 3:00. in addition to the playoffs, half a dozen other special events this weekend, including the blue angels show and america's cup sailing race. to find out how to get around using public transportation go to abc7news.com for for the map on see it on tv and click
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the event you are going to. the streets with the events and closures, it could be a nightmare. >> if you close one lane of the embarcadero that's a big deal i am >> we are by ourselves in the morning not a lot of traffic imagine when there is traffic. >> right. we have fog, low clouds coming back. meteorologist lisa argen is here. good morning, three mile visibility around half moon bay low clouds and fog are back, they haven't made it inland yet but we'll see that and see that clearing once again. this time of year the low clouds and fog really not as much of an impact in our forecast, we will have that sea breeze. 59 redwood city mild as you head out with cool numbers to the north 50 is , 57 half moon bay livermore 57, 61 in antioch. if you are planning the rest of your day, partly cloudy by
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the 11:00 hour 60s around the bay inland should be in mid 60s by the afternoon mostly sunny, low 60s on our coast near 70 around the bay, upper 70s inland this is a couple degrees cooler than yesterday and then by the evening hours, it will get cool quick and we'll see that fog reform not a lot of fog over the weekend we'll keep temperatures fairly similar with no rain in sight on these three days. stay tuned as we extend the forecast we are looking at rain showers next week. good morning. happy friday. a lot going on. right now roads are quiet live look at emeryville, 80 berkeley funneling into the maze heading into the bay bridge. here's what you will find, no metering lights, light traffic into san francisco via bay bridge. san mateo bridge same thing looking good eastbound and westbound from the peninsula to the east bay or vice versa, no delays.
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marin county one lane each direction northbound and southbound due to major repaving project this is between sir francis drake and the waldo tunnel, both decks. hp pavillion, a love -- a lot of activity concert this weekend, expect delays in san jose too, madonna will be performing there. >> that's gonna attract a crowd. local teen fights to become an eagle scout. why his troupe is denying his deem and thousands coming to his -- troop is denying his dream and thousands coming to his aid. here's this morning's tech bites. facebook has reached a new milestone, mark zuckerberg just revealed that the network has one billion active users that translates to one in every -- microsoft will take on apple and google when it unveils windows phone 8 new
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system on the nokia which will be exclusive to at&t. microsoft event october 29th. starbucks customers can start paying for beverages with iphones. looking to increase airport security without longer lines. japanese company developed gate that can detect presence of bomb-making ingredients in you disgust me. prove it. enough is enough. d-con baits are specially formulated to kill in one feeding. guaranteed.
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and on the other side of the bay around san francisco with lots of events. moraga teenager has gained thousands of supporters as he fights to become an eagle scout after being turned down because he's gay. the 17-year-old spent years earning badges and completed his final project to become an eagle scout but the boy scouts found out he is gay. a scout executive released a statement saying, ryan does not meet scouting's membership standard on sexual orientation a family friend is disappointed. >> to not get it based on a technical -- -- technicality that had nothing to do with his progress to get to this point is frustrating. >> his mom is trying to convince the boy scouts to change the anti-guy policy through a petition. the family plans to tell their story on national tv next week. in san jose a stolen puppy
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is back. tearful reunion between 10-year-old marisa and her dog. thieves stole the puppy monday she pleaded for miko's return offering her piggy bank savings as a reward. yesterday a woman came forward saying a woman guy her a puppy after finding it wandering in a parking lot. >> thank you to everybody who made this happen. i can't believe he's in my arms right now. i'm so happy he's here. >> a councilmember, police and firefighters presented blanca with the $6,000 reward check she accepted the check but refused marisa's piggy bank money. next, political role bin laden could play days before the presidential election.
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mitt romney's campaign gets new momentum. why president obama says, it is no big deal. american airlines grounds dozens of planes. >> daily coffee fix the new research reveal was it could be doing to your
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good morning. arctic plunge in the northern high plains and minneapolis. 40s for highs today this arctic air making its way as far south as st. louis, high of 53 today. 84 in dallas tomorrow will be replaced with 50° temperatures. very cold air coming into the nation's mid section. still looking at mild air in the east no airport delays so far eastern seaboard, back home, low clouds and fog not causing much of a problem three mile visibility around half moon bay >> 4:49.
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successful debate performance under his belt, mitt romney is distancing him from his words about the 47%. in the past he stood by the comments. overnight, major change. tahman bradley has the latest. >> reporter: with his campaign reenergized after a strong showing in wednesday's debate mitt romney took on the controversy surrounding his comments that 47% of americans are dependent on government. shortly after a tape of his s -- of his comments were released he said his s were not eloquently stated. >> completely wrong. i absolutely believe however that my life has shown that i care about 100%. >> reporter: president obama is trying to rebound from what many believe was a lackluster debate before a crowd of 30,000 in wisconsin yesterday he suggested romney's performance was an act. >> the president: i met this
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spirited fellow to claimed to be mitt romney. but i know it couldn't have been mitt romney, because the real mitt romney has been running around the country for the last year, promising five trillion dollars in tax cuts that favor the wealthy. >> reporter: campaign advisers were more blunt accusing rom being dishonest on the debate stage. some of the president's supporters and liberal pundits are baffled by what they saw. >> i felt like he should have been more aggressive. >> i don't know what he was doing out there, head down, enduring the debate. >> reporter: president obama could have new worries today when the monthly jobs numbers are released economists predict the unemployment rate could go up from 8.1 to 8.2%. tahman bradley, washington. mitt romney's wife ann has been booked as a guest host on "good morning america" next week she will fill in for robin. the appearance is set for wednesday october 10th.
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abc7 news is in discussions with the first lady for a similar appearance when her schedule allows. something else that could influence voters, new film about the raid and killing of bin laden last year. the movie seal team 6, will air sunday november 4th, two days before the presidential election on the national geographic channel. it is distributed by hollywood heavyweight harvey wine -- harvey weinstein's company. they say the air date is not related to politics. busy weekend ahead. lots of things to do. what is the weather going to be like? it looks good fog is going to thin out so the marine layer not much of a factor this morning we are looking at low clouds and fog many september that nice time of year we get to enjoy more sun still sea breeze, this morning the exception is we get the
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weekend underway, live doppler 7 hd low clouds and fog to start out, cleared nicely yesterday and once again today we are looking for that by the noon hour over the weekend that boundary layer that inversion gets more mixed out and we'll see more sun and milder temperatures at our coast inland the numbers coming down a couple degrees. 57 in livermore, redwood city 59, 58 oakland, santa rosa 50°. 24 hours ago we were milder, we are cooler this morning you will feel it yesterday 60s, two degrees cooler in oakland partly cloudy over the weekend chance of showers still in the forecast monday and tuesday. here's the way it is playing out this morning, low clouds, fog throughout the overnight hours, trying to make that push this early morning hour then evaporates quickly. area of low pressure get used
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to seeing it, we are going to see it all weekend long to the west us, several hundred miles it going to take through next week, not only to go over the bay area, to wring out any moisture with it. it is a cut-off low so it goes hard to predict the closer it gets many monday, tuesday, showers and -- mo moving out not until the end of the workweek. 71 palo alto, 67 millbrae, san francisco like yesterday, 64 partly cloudy, mostly sunny skies, 72 sonoma. holding on to the cloud cover first part of the day then more sunshine 68 san leandro mid 70s pittsburg maybe a few degrees cooler here monterey cloudy and a look ahead lots of 70s, maybe a few rain drops monday. good morning. live shot from marinwood, lucas valley area south 101 past the marin ymca limit, light, you will run into slow
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traffic due to major repaving work down to one lane until 5:30 this morning between sir francis drake annual dough tunnel. san francisco this weekend with all -- all kinds of events going on fleet week, america's cup, 9ers, they've decided to shutdown the embarcadero one lane northbound between washington to bay for bicyclists so they don't have to share the pathways. if you are thinking embarcadero to get to at&t park, might want to make alternate plans it is going to be gridlock. bart running extra trains, cal game capping -- happening, extra games for that muni extra buses caltrain going to the stand ford game extra trains for events this weekend. -- >> i wish there was something to do this weekend. this morning american
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airlines is cancelling dozens of flights as it tries to fix seats in 48 planes. half the fleet is grounded for a second ron of repairs monitored by federal regulators -- engineers are strengthening the mechanism that locks seats to floor some rows tipped over in mid flight this past week. before you start loading up on coffee this morning, new study links caffeinated coffee to loss of vision. researchers found people drank a lot of coffee had a higher risk of developing a type of tkpwhrau coma. people who drank -- glaucoma. --
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. action two civil rights attorneys are taking to force the federal government to take control of the oakland police department. as we've been telling you from fleet week not playoffs to justin bieber live with what you need to know to get around a jam-packed weekend in the bay area. [ female announcer ] introducing yoplait greek 100.
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